Category Archives: woodworking

Eye-candy – couple wonderful tool cabinets

The perfect gift for the craftsperson in your life.  You could go a long way with a selection of tools like this.

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The Making of a Cabinetmaker – Part I

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
I took kindly to woodworking. In fact, I was brought up in the woods until I was seven years of age. During these first seven years of my life I saw my father only…

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Carpentry Test

At least that is what it is purported to be.  It’s beautiful to see such sharp tools in the hands of masters. And to think, they accomplish this without a Moxon or Roubo bench.

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Joining Techniques for Building Houses, Barns, etc.

A selection of simple construction framing joints for building construction. These are all really just mortises or forms of notching.  These simple techniques can add a lot of value to your repertoire.  The internet shows so much excitement when these … Continue reading

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A Selection of Joining Techniques

A selection of simple lapping-joints for various purposes.  An essential part of any builder’s mental tool-kit.

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